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Improving access to mental health services for children and youth (Warnick, Darneille)

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EFFECT OF CHANGES MADE BY 1ST SUBSTITUTE
(1) Increases the number of co-chairs of the Workgroup from two to three. (2) Requires two co-chairs to be legislators representing the minority and majority caucuses in the House of Representatives. (3) Requires the Workgroup to monitor the implementation of programs and policies related to children’s mental health. (4) Adds a pediatrician located east of the crest of the Cascade mountains as a member of the Workgroup. (5) Adds a child psychiatrist as a member of the Workgroup. (6) Changes responsibility for developing a common set of definitions, developing a statewide strategy, and maximizing federal resources for home visiting from HCA to the DCYF.

Hearing Date: Tuesday, January 30, 2018 -- 1:30 pm

WA State Legislature Link:
http://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=6485&Year=2017    (opens a new browser tab)